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Noah Ginsberg

Noah Ginsberg

Monday, 07 January 2013 15:42

DOE Puts Up Another $10m For Biofuels

January 7 -- Those keeping score of the pro vs. against biofuel camps can add another point for the advocates since the federal government has agreed to divert more funds towards the expansion of biofuels. Specifically, the US Department of Energy (DOE) will award more than $10 million to five products designed to speed up technology related to converting biomass to fuel.  >>View Article 

January 4 -- Millions of Americans breathed a sigh of relief this week following successful votes in the U.S. Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff”. Within the energy sector, one of the fundamental issues at stake during the last months of budget wrangling was the fate of a suite of clean energy tax incentives that have proven vital to the growth of home-grown, clean energy.  >>View Article

January 4 -- Electric car sales are set to rise dramatically as more models come onto the market during 2013 and charging infrastructure expands, according to new research.  >>View Article

Friday, 04 January 2013 18:44

Solar Companies Shine On Wall Street

January 4 -- Shares of solar companies shined Thursday, glowing from the big move by a Warren Buffett-controlled company to buy two solar power-generating plants being built in California.  >>View Article

January 4 -- The U.S. wind industry is powering up once again after Congress extended a critical tax credit that wind companies say will save tens of thousands of domestic jobs and allow more clean energy projects to ramp up this year. >>View Article

Monday, 04 February 2013 18:32

Clean Energy's Path To $2 Trillion

February 4 -- Oregon installed 640 megawatts of wind power in 2012, which represents about $1 billion in revenue associated with the development of those wind farms. Revenues include sales of the actual wind turbine, transport fees, installation fees by an engineering firm, permitting among other costs that market analysts like myself look at to assess the size and growth of various clean energy markets. >>View Article

January 11 -- New York City officials are thinking more about climate resiliency in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. But adaptation — making the city more resilient to intensifying extreme weather — is only one part of an effective strategy. >>View Article

January 11 -- California's rebate program for businesses and homeowners who install solar panels has now funded enough systems to generate 1 gigawatt of electricity - a level few countries and no other states have ever reached.  >>View Article

January 11 -- The wind turbine at the Port of Milwaukee is generating savings for the city on its electricity costs, the port said Thursday.  >>View Article

January 10 -- Google Inc. (GOOG) said it invested $200 million in a wind farm in west Texas, adding to the list of renewable-energy investments the Internet-search company has made since 2010.  >>View Article

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